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Monique Francoise Denoeu Cone

Friday, October 24, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Monique Francoise Denoeu Cone, 85, of Hanover, died peacefully with family and friends nearby, at 12:45 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. She passed away in Hanover, after a long illness. Monique was born in Ste. Mere Eglise, France, on June 16, 1929, to Suzanne Julie Chaise Denoeu and François Denoeu, Ph. D. The Denoeus were married in Paris in April 1923. The family moved to America permanently in the early 1930s, when her father was made the first Chair of the French Language Department at Dartmouth College. Professor Denoeu would author several books on the French language (including the celebrated 2001 French and English Idioms, dedicated to his daughter). During World …

Jean (Joan) Williams

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Jean (Joan) Williams, 97, of Hanover, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at Kendal. Joan’s full obituary and information about a service for the celebration of her life will appear at a later date. …

Commuter Race

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Vital Communities held a bike vs. bus vs. car race from Dan and Whit’s in Norwich to the Hopkins Center in Hanover to compare commute times on different modes of transport during morning rush hour on Tuesday. Bikers Hilde Ojibway, of White River Junction, left, Sharon Racusin, of Norwich, middle, and Scot Drysdale, …

Anne J. Fair

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Anne J. Fair, 80, passed away peacefully Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, she was a Multiple Myeloma survivor of 17 years. Anne was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Nov. 22, 1933. She grew up in a brownstone on St. James Place surrounded by a multigenerational Irish …

Undocumented at Dartmouth College: New Student Group Offers Support for Immigrants

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Hanover — Even in privileged circumstances — say, while studying at Dartmouth College — life as an undocumented immigrant can be frightening and uncertain. For Oscar Cornejo, a sophomore from Illinois, it began at age 5, when his …

Wedding: Gunhouse — Sachs

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Hanover — Thea Joan Gunhouse and James Forsythe Sachs were married on Aug. 9, 2014, at The Inn at Fernbrook Farms in Chesterfield, N.J. The bride was escorted by her father, and the ceremony was performed by Tyler …

Fisher to Head Financial Planning Assoc.

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Hanover — Tim Fisher, manager partner of Brendel & Fisher Wealth Management, has been chosen as the new president of the Northern New England chapter of the Financial Planning Association. Fisher, who has lived in Lyme since 1976, has a 20-year career in the financial services industry, starting …

Efforts to Reform Immigration Policy Have Faltered

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Immigration has been a hotly contested issue in recent years, touched off in 2006 by a proposal from then-President George W. Bush to grant undocumented immigrants “guest-worker” status. Subsequently, Bush was a proponent both of stronger policing of the border and of a path to citizenship for unauthorized …

An Emphasis on Community

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Hanover — Upper Valley and Dartmouth Jewish communities converged on Dartmouth College’s campus Saturday in observance of the Jewish Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur. “If there’s one day a year a Jew would go to services, this would …

New Lodging Expands Upper Valley’s Hospitality Offerings

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Lebanon — As one hotel in the Route 120 corridor nears completion, another — which was originally green-lighted in January 2011 — is still awaiting a building permit and its developers are requesting more time to obtain one. …

A Lost Documentary Restored

Friday, October 3, 2014

In 1922 , Robert Flaherty, considered the first documentary filmmaker, had a huge success with his first feature-length film , Nanook of the North , which followed the lives of an Inuit family on Hudson Bay at the …

Jocelyn Fleming Gutchess

Friday, October 3, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Jocelyn Fleming Gutchess, an economist and a civic leader, died at her home in Hanover, of leukemia on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Jocelyn was predeceased by her husband in 2000. She is survived by her daughter, Susan, and Susan’s wife, Helen Ingalls. A memorial service …

Painter Shows New Work at Kilton

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Norwich resident S ue Bridge takes over the gallery space at the Kilton Public Library in West Lebanon with a show of pastels and watercolors that runs through Jan. 31 . There will be a reception for Bridge …